Babak Rahimi interviewed in the Chicago Tribune article "U.S. Wary of Iran's Growing Activity in Iraq".

Camille Forbes featured in La Jolla Light Lifestyles: Black History is American History




Michael Davidson interviewed in the San Diego Union Tribune's signonsandiego.com: Singing with Students


Rae Armantrout has a new poem, Thrown, published in the February 25, 2008 online edition of The New Yorker Magazine.

Professor Larissa N. Heinrich's book, The Afterlife of Images: Translating the Pathological Body between China and the West, published by Duke University Press, is on sale now.  Heinrich investigates the creation and circulation of various medical discourses that linked ideas about disease and race to Chinese identity from the late eighteenth century forward. Professor Heinrich is Associate Professor in the Department of Literature. She is a coeditor of Embodied Modernities: Corporeality and Representation in Chinese Cultures, a collection of original essays published by the University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, 2006.

Marcel Hénaff's new book, La Ville qui vient, Editions de L'Herne, Paris, 2008, 252 p., was published in Paris, France on February 22, 2008. He has also published an article, Global Terror, Global Vengeance, in Substance #115, Vol. 37, no. 1, 2008. p. 73-97.

Edwige Tamalet Talbayev's paper An Invincible Czech Horde: Moravian Folklore, Modernity, Resurgences won the 2008 Euro Pop Award for best graduate presentation on European popular culture at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA in Albuquerque, February 13-16, 2008. Her essay has been invited for publication in a forthcoming volume with the Edwin Mellen press.

Wai-lim Yip's new publication, Yan Yu’s chan-wu Theory as a Critique of the Intellectual Trend of the Song Dynasty Revisited, THE DEVELOPMENT OF WORLDVIEWS IN EARLY MODERN EAST ASIA, is edited by Wu Chan-liang ( National Taiwan University Publications, July, 2007)pp.189-222.

Dialogues in Sexuality Studies
Wednesday, April 1, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
LGBT Resource Center

Featuring: Mattheus E. Stephens, Esq., Partner, Stock Stephens, LLP and Lecturer of Political Science, UC San Diego "Law and Sex: Strange Bedfellows" and Elizabeth Steeby, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Literature, UC San Diego  "The Old Ball and Chain: Redefining the Carceral and the Conjugal in Chain Gang Buddy Flicks and Southern Prison Presses".

Dialogues in Sexuality Studies brings together UCSD faculty members and graduate students from across campus interested in the growing interdisciplinary field of Sexuality Studies. The two presentations will be followed by open discussion over an informal buffet dinner.

State Violence and Gender Trouble in Salvador da Bahia,  March 13, 2008 from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Deutz Room, Copley Conference Center
IOA Complex, UCSD Campus  

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Anthropology at Brown University. Her scholarly interests include activist anthropology, African Diaspora studies, critical race and feminist theory, and urban politics. Perry is also currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Africana Research Center at Penn State University where she is completing a book manuscript on the emergence of black women’s leadership and participation in urban social movements in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.